Beat Junkies

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The Beat Junkies originated around the Bay area of California. The group was established in 1992 by J-Rocc. The original members included Curse, Rhettmatic, Melo-D, Icy Ice, Symphony, & What?!. Shortkut, D-Styles, Red-Jay, Havik, and Tommy Gun (who joined in late 1992) were later added. DJ Babu joined the Junkies by late 1993; the newest member is currently Mr. Choc, who was added to the crew in early 1996…

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Real Live

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Experienced veterans on the scene, they first came together at a house party where K-Def was spinning. The pair are cousins, but it was a friend who actually spotted Larry-O’s rhyme skills. Once Larry-O had rapped outside the jam for K-Def the pair formed Real Live.

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Dred Scott

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Dred Scott was born to two actors/dancers who met while touring with productions; his mother was the first African-American female dancer to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show. Scott received some training in jazz as a child, but was excited enough by the hip-hop innovations of Run-D.M.C. to pursue that direction instead.

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